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Oahu Events in June

Check out all the best Oahu Events in September including the Pan Pacific Festival, King Kamehameha Celebration, and Summer Concert Series.

Paradise Cove is not just another luau, it’s a full production with lots of activities and entertainment that some others tend to lack.  Kick off the afternoon with some Mai Tai’s and join in the celebration and festivities!

Paradise Luau

A Luau is a celebration for enjoying each other’s company, play traditional Hawaiian games, watching a Kalua Pork Imu ceremony take place, participate in a hukilau of pulling in a large fishnet from the ocean, listening to live local music, and being entertained throughout the night with many Polynesian and Hula performances.


First Friday Art Walk - June 1st, 2018

First Friday is an evening art walk that takes place in Chinatown Honolulu.  This is a popular fun event that takes place every 1st Friday of each month.  Surrounding merchants of art galleries, shops, restaurants and bars are known for opening up their doors, pouring wine and providing food to those stopping by. Most neighborhood shops will have maps of participating merchants.  The event ends at 9 PM, but the fun continues into the night with thousands of people flocking into the streets.


18th Annual Habiltat Luau at Kualoa Ranch - June 2nd, 2018

Turnout for the largest luau on the island benefiting Hawaii’s Habitat, an alternative to a 12 step program.  Join a big benefit for the preservation of the beautiful Hawaii we've come to love.  Enjoy a day of fun & activities, entertainment, a huge silent auction, and a grand grand daytime luau.  Along with other activities, including lots of great stuff for the keikis (face painting, bouncy houses, caricature drawings), there will be a silent auction featuring over 500 items to bid on.  You will find everything from vacation getaways to jewelry to Hawaiian musical instruments.  Music entertainment venue includes Henery Kapano & John Cruz.  Finally, you can't beat an 8 coarse luau, including all the classics…, Kalua Pig, Lomi Salmon, Chicken Long Rice, Beef Stew, Rice, Poi, Squid Luau, and Haupia...and all for a great cause!

  • Location – Kualoa Ranch
  • Time – 10 AM to 4 PM
  • Cost - $40 Adult, $20 Child, $100 Family
  • Learn more – Habilitat.com

7th Annual North Shore Ocean Fest – June 2nd, 2018

Celebrate our beautiful Pacific Ocean up in the North Shore!  From successful years before, Turtle Bay Resort will continue to host this event that brings together ocean educators, ocean activates, film promotion, Hawaiian made crafts, and lots of food vendors and live music on the grounds.  As a bonus, there will be hula performances and great prizes being handed out.  This is a free attendance fundraiser, honoring “World Oceans Day”, with fun filled event for the whole family! 


11th Annual Biggest Little Airshow in Hawaii - June 2nd, 2018

In commemoration of the Battle of Midway, join thousands of spectators turning out to watch remote control 1/5th scale warbird planes perform tricks in the air.  There will be lots of supporting and side activities, including a kids' activity zone, hangar tours with historic single engine planes on display, a "candy bombing" air performance. As will all successful events, there will be food, drinks, exhibits, and entertainment...  Note: there will be a free shuttle provided from Pearl Harbor Visitors Center.


The Wildest Show in town at Honolulu Zoo – June 6th, 2018

Join the Honolulu Zoo in the summer evenings with live music, fun keiki coloring and trivia activates, ono plate lunch, and winning prizes, including a drawing for an ukulele!  Featured artist is Kapena.  Alcohol is not permitted, but plate lunches and snacks will be available for purchase.

  • Location – Honolulu Zoo
  • Time – 4:35 PM doors open, 6 PM music starts
  • Cost - $5
  • Learn more – HonoluluZoo.org

Screen on the Green at Waimea Valley - June 7th, 2018

Waimea Valley is going to help make your summer more fun with a series of outdoor movie nights for the family. Enjoy free open-air movie nights featuring new and classic films. Screen on the Green kicks off their first movie night on June 1st, after the Hale’iwa Farmers Markets. Take a seat on the main lawn with the feature hit Deep.


146th Annual King Kamehameha Lei Draping - June 8th, 2018

A special 30 ft lei draping event takes place each year from when the bronze statue was dedicated by King Kalakaua, honoring the great King Kamehameha.  With this tradition, will be a royal court performance, Hawaiian music, ceremony, and entertainment!  It will be spectacle not to be missed!  Joining the music entertainment will be the Royal Hawaiian Band, and Raiatea Helm.

  • Location - Ali iolani Hale, Downtown Honolulu
  • Time - Starts at 3 PM
  • Cost - FREE
  • Learn more - ags.hawaii.gov

39th Annual Pan-Pacific Festival – June 8th – 10th, 2018

Get ready for a 3 day international celebration of Pan-Pacific culture in Waikiki.  During this block party parade, you will see great performances including hula, live demonstrations, lots of food booths, and live entertainment.  Watch thousands participate in a big parade with lively costumes and floats, as they march down Kalakaua Ave...followed with a long day full of activities!

  • Location – Kalakaua Ave, Waikiki
  • Time – 10 Am to 10 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more - Pan-Pacific Festival

Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival – June 9th, 2018

Need a better excuse to head to the mall?  How about a grand Hawaiian steel guitar concert!  Featuring masters such as Bobby Ingano, Greg Sardinha, and Jeff Au!  Come out and join the fun! 


2nd Annual World Oceans Day Celebration – June 10th, 2018

Join in on ocean education and sustainability activities.  This will be an afternoon of fun activates & celebration around the beautiful Ko’olina Lagoon #4.  Listen to live entertainment and explore the food booths with your appetite.  There will also be an outdoor movie showing of Disney’s recent box office hit Moana.

  • Location – Ko’olina Lagoon #4
  • Time – 4 PM to 9 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more – koolina.com/events

Waikiki Aquarium Summer Music Series – June 14th, 2018

Get ready for a fun outdoor summer concert series at the Waikiki Aquarium.  Starting in June through August there will be 5 concert events taking place on the outdoor Waikiki Aquarium backyard lawn.  Show up early and explore the aquarium exhibits, and grab a bite to eat!  Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on.  

This particular concert on will feature Performances by Jeff Rasmussen and Robi Kahakalau, Nathan Aweau, Kaumakaiwa Kanakaole Halau: Hula Halau O Kamuela.  This is a popular fundraiser for the Waikiki Aquarium that sells out quickly. It might be worth becoming a member of the aquarium, which will give you priority to ticket sales for this summer series.

  • Location – Waikiki Aquarium
  • Time – 5:30 PM to 9 PM
  • Cost – Ticket are available to members first, and public after June 2nd
  • Learn more - Waikikiaquarium.org

Screen on the Green at Waimea Valley - June 14th, 2018

Waimea Valley is going to help make your summer more fun with a series of outdoor movie nights for the family.  Enjoy free open-air movie nights featuring new and classic films. Screen on the Green features Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, after the Hale’iwa Farmers Markets. Take a seat on the main lawn for the featured film of the night.


The Wildest Show in town at Honolulu Zoo – June 14th, 2018

Join the Honolulu Zoo in the summer evenings with live music, fun keiki coloring and trivia activates, ono plate lunch, and winning prizes, including a drawing for an ukulele!  Featured artist is Kapena.  Alcohol is not permitted, but plate lunches and snacks will be available for purchase.

  • Location – Honolulu Zoo
  • Time – 4:35 PM doors open, 6 PM music starts
  • Cost - $5
  • Learn more – HonoluluZoo.org

Vino & Vinyasa at the Moana Surfrider - June 14th, 2018

Can you think of a better way to relax then mixing up some yoga with a little wine after?  That's right, work on your flexibility and continue relaxing your state with some organic wines. There will be also be some special local vendor exhibits to check out.

  • Location - Moana Surfrider, Diamond Head Lawn
  • Time - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
  • Cost - Yoga is free, wine is $5
  • Learn more - Monana-Surfrider.com

Na Mele O Ko’olina – June 16th, 2018

Head to Ko’olina beach lagoon #3 for a day of Hawaiian music and local art display & sale!  Along the arching sidewalk you find close to 40 artist displaying their artwork for viewing and sale…perfect for special gifts!  There will also be Hawaiian slack-key guitarist and ukulele musicians playing during the duration of this event.

  • Location – Ko’olina Beach Lagoon #3
  • Time – 9 AM to 5 PM
  • Cost – FREE
  • Learn more – Facebook Events

Father’s Day BBQ Buffet and ‘Aha Mele Series Concert  June 17th, 2018

Time to take dad out for a relaxing day in the Waimea Valley gardens, where he and the whole family can enjoy a nice Father's Dad BBQ and concert performances from Hawaii's musicians, Paula Fuga, Pandanus Club, and Jerry Santos.  The BBQ buffet will feature baby back ribs, BBQ Chicken, grilled steak & fish, burgers & hot dogs, and lots of sides including kiawe smoked potatoes!  Price of admission will give you access to explore the beautiful grounds and popular waterfall.

  • Location - Waimea Valley
  • Time - 11:30 AM to 3 PM
  • Cost - $45.95 Adult, $21.95 Child (4 to 15 yrs old)
  • Learn more - WaimeaValley.net

Father’s Day Beerfest – June 17th, 2018

Treat Dad to a day of tasting up to 20 different micro beers, sampling food pairings, while being entertained with some live entertainment under the iconic banyan tree!  Doesn’t get much better than this!


Outrigger Sunday Showcase – June 17th 2018

Na Mele No Na Pua will bring to life Hawaii’s past, present and future through Hawaiian performing arts and entertainment.  Featuring a local musical performance by Kapena. This will be a fun free event to watch if you’re in the area.  It will take place outdoor on the Waikiki Beach Walk grassy area.


Screen on the Green at Waimea Valley - June 21st, 2018

Waimea Valley is going to help make your summer more fun with a series of outdoor movie nights for the family.  Enjoy free open-air movie nights featuring new and classic films. Screen on the Green features Despicable Me 3, after the Hale’iwa Farmers Markets. Take a seat on the main lawn for the featured film of the night.


The Wildest Show in town at Honolulu Zoo – June 20th, 2018

Join the Honolulu Zoo in the summer evenings with live music, fun keiki coloring and trivia activates, ono plate lunch, and winning prizes, including a drawing for an ukulele!  Featured artist is Roy Sakuma Super Keiki.  Alcohol is not permitted, but plate lunches and snacks will be available for purchase.

  • Location – Honolulu Zoo
  • Time – 4:35 PM doors open, 6 PM music starts
  • Cost - $5
  • Learn more – HonoluluZoo.org

Mele on the Marina Fest  - July 30th, 2018

Don’t miss out on this free concert!  Arrive early, get some shopping done, grab a plate lunch and prime row seating for great line up.  The fun begins at 3 pm with a performance from Halau Hula O Napunaheleonapua, followed by Dayton Watanabe. Finally Nathan Aweau will takes the stage at 6 p.m.

.  Local artist and food vendors will be on site…


Waikiki Aquarium Summer Music Series – June 28th, 2018

Get ready for a fun outdoor summer concert series at the Waikiki Aquarium.  Starting in June through August there will be 5 concert events taking place on the outdoor Waikiki Aquarium backyard lawn.  Show up early and explore the aquarium exhibits!  Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit on.  

This particular concert will feature performing Hawaiian music artist Ho‘okena, Maunalua, Amy Hānaialiʻi Gilliom Halau: Halau Hula Ka Lehua Tuahine.  This is a popular fundraiser for the Waikiki Aquarium that sells out quickly. It might be worth becoming a member of the aquarium, which will give you priority to ticket sales for this summer series.

  • Location – Waikiki Aquarium
  • Time – 5:30 PM to 9 PM
  • Cost – Ticket are available to members first, and public after June 2nd
  • Learn more - Waikikiaquarium.org

Screen on the Green at Waimea Valley - June 28th, 2018

Waimea Valley is going to help make your summer more fun with a series of outdoor movie nights for the family.  Enjoy free open-air movie nights featuring new and classic films. Screen on the Green features The Emoji Movie, after the Hale’iwa Farmers Markets. Take a seat on the main lawn for the featured film of the night.


The Wildest Show in town at Honolulu Zoo – June 27th, 2018

Join the Honolulu Zoo in the summer evenings with live music, fun keiki coloring and trivia activates, ono plate lunch, and winning prizes, including a drawing for an ukulele!  Featured artist is Keauhou. Alcohol is not permitted, but plate lunches and snacks will be available for purchase.

  • Location – Honolulu Zoo
  • Time – 4:35 PM doors open, 6 PM music starts
  • Cost - $5
  • Learn more – HonoluluZoo.org

Moon Walk at Waimea Valley - June 29th, 2018

Kick off the evening with a grand buffet dinner in Waimea Valley, followed with a self guided moonlit walk in the botanical gardens. This is a great way to start the weekend with a memorable night!

  • Location - Waimea Valley
  • Time - Buffet starts at 5 PM, walk starts at 8 PM
  • Cost - $10 walk only, $39.95/Adult, $12.95/Kid (12 & under)
  • Learn more - WaimeaValley.net


Art After Dark - June 29th, 2018

Mixed Plate!  There will be an encyclopedic collection as diverse as your favorite plate lunch!

Art After Dark takes place at the Honolulu Museum on the last Friday of each month except Nov & Dec.  This is a really fun event that allows you to explore the art and grounds after hours to the groove of a spinning DJ, popup bars and yummy appetizers being served by StreetGrindz and Pig in the Lady.  Enjoy drinks made by Free Spirit Mobile Bartenders

  • Location – 900 S Beretania St
  • Time – 6 PM to 9 PM
  • Cost - $25
  • Learn more - HonoluluMuseum.org

Eat the Street – June 30th 2018

Eat the Street is an organization that gets some of the best food trucks on the island, that to come together in a designated area, and create a party of its own.  Thousands of hungry folks seeking their next favorite dish attend every last Friday of the month!  Explore the different venues and taste some ono creations from 40 food trucks.  Live entertainment!!!

  • Location – Salt Kaka'ako
  • Time – 5 PM to 10 PM
  • Cost - FREE
  • More info:  Eat the Street


6th Annual Waimea Valley Summer Concert Series - June 30th, 2018

Join the Mele Kulāiwi Songs of our Native Land.  Waimea Valley’s annual summer concert is back with a great local line-up, including:  Josh Tatofi, Kapena, Na Hoa, Napua Greg, & Halau Na Lei Kaumaka O Uka. Concerts will be held on the Waimea Valley Main Pavilion Lawn on the last Saturday of the summer months: June 30th, July 28th, and August 25th from 3pm-6:30pm.

  • Location - WaimeaValley.net
  • Time - 3 PM to 7 PM
  • Cost - $15 Adult, $12 Seniors and Keikis
  • Learn more - WaimeaValley.net



Aloha & Enjoy!!